ALISON CARPENTER


CHIEF RISK OFFICER, CAF BANK

Alison joined CAF Bank in May 2017 as the Chief Risk Officer, having worked for the Financial Conduct Authority for 20 years. 

During her time at the regulator, Alison worked within the Supervision division. There, she covered several financial sectors, from private client stockbrokers, IFAs/networks and building societies to credit unions and large retail banks.

As the Chief Risk Officer, Alison is responsible for making sure the bank has a proportionate and effective approach to risk management. She monitors how well the bank complies to its regulatory, legal and internal policies and procedures. 

Alison seeks to provide the Board and the executives with management information that promotes debate and properly informs key decisions. Alison is Chair of the Executive Risk and Compliance Committee, and a member of the Executive Committee.